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Bllaca found guilty of aggravated murder

19 July 2013

The Basic Court of Pristina, in a panel composed of EULEX and Kosovo judges, found Nazim Bllaca guilty for the count of Aggravated Murder, under Article 30 (1) and (2) of the Criminal Law of the Socialist Autonomous Province of Kosovo (CLSAPK), in conjunction with Article 22 of the Criminal Code of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (CCSFRY), currently criminalized under Articles 31 and 179 (1.4) CCK. The defendant pleaded guilty on the charge.

The court sentenced Nazim Bllaca to four years and six months of imprisonment. The time spent in house detention since 30 November 2009 until 29 November 2010 was credited and house detention was ordered until the judgment becomes final, but no longer then the expiry of the term of punishment imposed in the judgment of the court of first instance;

The case was prosecuted by a EULEX prosecutor from Kosovo Special Prosecution Office.